Today, we offer up a four leaved clover’s worth of shorts from The Emerald Isle. The perfect accompaniment to that pint of Guinness and plate of Colcannon, just the right length for a leprechaun, you’re bound to find some gold by the end of this rainbow.
Uisce Beatha (Gaelic for Whiskey or Water of Life)
Directed, Shot and Edited by Shaun O’ Connor
The true story of Tom, a young man who was supposed to leave his native Ireland on the Titanic. A fateful decision on the eve of the voyage will change the course of his life.
Written, Produced & Directed by Dave Thorpe
Following a car accident, Kerrie finds herself handcuffed in a shed but she is not alone. Ends with a satisfying twist.
Henry & Sunny
Written & Directed by Fergal Rock
A bit like Romeo and Juliet, except with an unemployed clown and a soap opera starlet. He loves her, but does she love him back? You’ll have to watch to find out.
Directed by Marie Clare Cushinan
While preparing for a date, a woman gets a surprise that she might have a bit of trouble explaining. For mature audiences only.
This is just a sampling of the great work coming from Irish filmmakers.
Which one of these films was your favourite? Was there another that we should have included?
Tell us about them in the comments below!